SALTSBURG, Pa. (AP) – An 87-year-old man is dead after authorities say he was thrown from his tractor and crushed by the vehicle at his western Pennsylvania farm.
Indiana County’s coroner says Clarence Coleman suffered blunt force trauma to the head and chest in the accident around 6 p.m. Monday in Saltsburg.READ MORE: Fired BNY Mellon Employee Loses Appeal For Wrongful Termination Over Antwon Rose Protesters Facebook Comments
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Coroner Jerry Overman Jr. says Coleman backed the International Harvester Farmall tractor over the edge of a steep hill, causing it to roll and toss him to the ground.READ MORE: United Steelworkers Authorize Strike At Local Allegheny Technologies Plants
Overman says the tractor then rolled on top of Coleman, causing his fatal injuries.Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Weekend Temperatures, Warm-Up On The Way
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